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Biology: Nematocysts

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LocationImageCnidae TypeRange of
Lengths (m)
Range of
Widths (m)
nNState
Carlgren O., 1940
Actinopharynx
N/A holotrichs  21 - 34  x  5 - 5.5  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  15 - 27  x   - 3.5  (4) /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  22.5 -   x  5.5 -   1 /
Column
N/A holotrichs  29.5 - 35  x  8.5 - 10  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  13 -   x  3 -   1 /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  27 -   x  3 -   1 /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  18.5 - 25.5  x  3.5 - 4.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  27 -   x  3 -   / Unfired
Filaments
N/A holotrichs  18 -   x  4 -   /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  19 - 35  x  5 - 7  /
Tentacles
N/A holotrichs  25 - 34  x  5 - 5.6  /
N/A microbasic b-mastigophores  19 - 21  x  3 - 3.5  /
N/A microbasic p-mastigophores  24.5 - 32  x  4.5 - 5  /

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